What is Irish Water?
Irish Water is Ireland's national water utility that has the responsibility for the development and delivery of water and wastewater services to homes and businesses.
Irish Water took over responsibility for public water and wastewater services from the Local Authorities with effect from 1st January 2014. Irish Water is now responsible for the operation of public water and wastewater services including:
- Management of national water and wastewater assets;
- Maintenance of the water and wastewater system;
- Investment and planning;
- Managing capital projects; and
- Customer care and billing.
Irish Water is a subsidiary company of Ervia (formerly known as Bord Gáis Éireann). Ervia is a commercial semi-state company delivering water and gas infrastructure and services for Ireland.
Irish Water is headquartered in Dublin and comprises of eight regional offices across the country including the Eastern/Midlands Region (Dublin City & Mullingar), Connaught/Ulster Region (Castlebar, Cavan Town and Donegal Town) and the Southern Region (Kilkenny City, Limerick City and Mallow).